Press Release

Oscar-Nominated Editor Kevin Tent, ACE Headlines Sold Out Post Production Summit

Manhattan Edit Workshop, the east coast leader in training for content creators, held its annual “Sight, Sound & Story: Post Production Summit” symposium on June 14th at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway.  Nearly 300 attendees watched three panels covering TV, documentary and feature film with legendary editors discussing their craft, followed by a networking party sponsored by American Cinema Editors.

“Sight, Sound & Story: Post Production Summit” Returns for its Sixth Year to NYC on June 14th

Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the east coast leader in training and certification for content creators, announces the return of Sight, Sound & Story: Post Production Summit, taking place June 14th at the NYIT Auditorium Theater on Broadway.

Manhattan Edit Workshop Announces Emmy Winning Editor Kelley Dixon, ACE as Its Next Artist in Residence

Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge, digital-training destination for post-production and content creators is proud to announce our upcoming Artist in Residence for our class starting March 5th will be Emmy award winning editor Kelley Dixon, ACE.**  Kelley will be visiting with our Six Week Students to discuss her long and distinguished career, give students insight into her process, and to screen and give feedback on student’s projects.


Manhattan Edit Workshop Starts 2018 by transitioning to Premiere Pro & Avid Media Composer for its Six Week Intensive Editing Workshop

Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge, digital-training destination for post-production and content creators, has transitioned its acclaimed Six Week Intensive Workshop to include Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and After Effects.  Following industry trends, MEWShop will be migrating the course from including Apple® Final Cut Pro® to Adobe® Premiere® Pro. In addition, the Six Week Intensive offers training in Adobe® After Effects and Avid Media Composer as well as daily lessons in film theory and aesthetics. In this class students not only learn how to use the leading industry tools, but the key decision making process that leads to great storytelling.

New York Production Community Gathers for Sold-Out “Sight, Sound & Story” Cinematography Year-End Event

New York Production Community Gathers for Sold-Out “Sight, Sound & Story” Cinematography Year-End Event

Award-Winning and Acclaimed Documentary, TV and Feature Film Cinematographers Discuss their Careers and Go Behind-the-Scenes with Nearly 300 Attendees

New York, NY - December 7, 2017 Manhattan Edit Workshop, the east coast leader in training for content creators, held its annual “Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography” symposium on December 6th at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway.  Three panels featuring award-winning cinematographers discussed their craft, followed by a networking party attended by industry-leading sponsors, filmmakers, and creative production professionals.   

“Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography” Event Returns to New York City - December 6th 2017

New York, NY – November 29, 2017 – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the east coast leader in training and certification for content creators, announces the return of Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography, taking place December 6th at the NYIT Auditorium Theater on Broadway.

Oscar-Nominated Editor Dylan Tichenor, ACE Headlines One Day Post Production Summit

New York, New York –July 6, 2017 - On June 10, 2017, Sight, Sound and Story celebrated their fifth annual Post Production Summit at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway.  Over 300 filmmakers, editors and post-production professionals gathered for a front row seat to a full day of panels focused on the art of post-production. This year’s panels included “Anatomy of a Scene: Deconstructing Documentary Films,” “Cinematic 360/VR Panel: 360 Degrees of Storytelling,” “TV is the New Black: Television's Cinematic Revolution” and “Inside the Cutting room with Bobbie O’Steen;” for an in-depth discussion with acclaimed film editor Dylan Tichenor, ACE.  The day-long summit was followed by a two-hour networking party sponsored by American Cinema Editors (ACE.)

Manhattan Edit Workshop Announce Mobile Media Production Workshops

Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, has launched a new workshop series for Mobile Media production.  With the advancements of cameras on mobile devices and the massive need for media content live and recorded; the need for mobile production is now a necessity for companies and individuals. MEWShop’s new courses in Mobile Media training will prepare students for professional live streaming events or producing high-end company videos with their mobile devices.  Students who are interested in purchasing equipment for use in class can receive a 20% discount on products with MEWShop’s partnership with Padcaster.

Manhattan Edit Workshop Announces New Class Series with Film Historian and Author Bobbie O’Steen

New York, New York – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the east coast's top school in the post-production industry, for cutting edge certified training and for filmmakers learning the art and craft of editing, has just announced weekend dates for the ‘Making the Cut with Bobbie O’Steen’ class series this January 2017.  The purpose of this course is to understand the art and technique of master editors through screening and discussion of their work.  How do they decide what shot to use and when exactly to cut in and out of that shot? How do they shape actors’ performances and fit the puzzle pieces together to make a story work? O’Steen will reveal the wisdom and strategies of master editors by taking you through a cut-by-cut analysis of many classic movie scenes, based on interviews from her popular books, panels, and event series. Ultimately, you’ll develop a deeper knowledge of the thinking behind the editing process, empowering you to become a better editor and storyteller yourself.

“Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography” Production Event Returns December 6th

Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the east coast leader in training and certification for content creators, announces the return of Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography, December 6th at the NYIT Auditorium Theater on Broadway.

Manhattan Edit Workshop Launches Educational TV and Film Videos on YouTube Channel Featuring Industry Experts

New York, New York - October 18, 2016 - As the leader in post-production training and certification, Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), has produced, over a number of years, a wealth of video content. Already known for its "Sight, Sound & Story" speaker series and Six-Week Art of Editing course, MEWShop is expanding its purview to web content. That content is available on YouTube.com/MEWShop, from interviews with award-winning editors and cinematographers, to how-to videos detailing step-by-step edit processes.

Legendary Editor Anne Coates, ACE Headlines Sight, Sound & Story 2016

New York, New York - June 28, 2016 - On June 11, 2016, over 300 editors, filmmakers, and post production professionals packed the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway for a full day of panels focused on the art of editing documentary films, episodic TV, visual effects, and an in-depth discussion with legendary Oscar-winning editor Anne V. Coates, ACE.  The day-long summit was followed by a two-hour networking party sponsored by the American Cinema Editors (ACE.)  This year marks the fourth year of the only New York full day summit focused on the art of post production. 

The Post Production Event of the Year, “Sight, Sound & Story” Returns to New York City on June 11th

New York, New York – May 19, 2016 - Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, today announced their all-star list of guest speakers and panelists for its annual one-day event, Sight, Sound & Story, held this year on June 11, 2016 at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway at Columbus Circle. “Sight, Sound & Story is one of the few events that brings together the community to celebrate the art of visual storytelling. This year’s panels include a look at visual effects artists, television's golden age, and groundbreaking documentaries.  The event culminates with legendary editor Anne V. Coates, ACE’s acclaimed career including The Elephant Man, Out of Sight, Unfaithful, Becket, In the Line of Fire, and the Oscar winning Lawrence of Arabia,” says Josh Apter, owner of Manhattan Edit Workshop.  "Our mission each year is to entertain, educate and provide our audience with unprecedented access and insight from some of today’s greatest story tellers."

Manhattan Edit Workshop and Leftfield Entertainment Group Create Intern Referral Program

NEW YORK – April 11, 2016 –  Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge, authorized digital-training destination for post-production and content creators, announced today a new intern referral program created in conjunction with the Leftfield Entertainment group, the production powerhouse known for producing Pawn Stars and other hit television series. Upon completion of Manhattan Edit Workshop’s “Six Week Intensive Course,” students will be given the opportunity to apply for the paid editorial internship – via resumes and work samples – through which they will continue their editing training, working on Leftfield shows.

Manhattan Edit Workshop Opens Registration For New SCRATCH 101: Finishing Course

Join MEWShop for SCRATCH 101: Finishing, a two-day hands-on workshop that introduces students to this powerful finishing toolset

New York, New York – March 8, 2016 – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination, in cooperation with The Studio B&H, today opened registration for the new SCRATCH 101: Finishing workshop. Held on April 2 – 3, 2016, the SCRATCH 101: Finishing course offers students valuable hands-on end-to-end post-production DI workflow; as well as a conforming and color-grading for the unique requirements of episodic broadcast. 

Manhattan Edit Workshop Announces New Leadership Role

Jason Banke named President of Manhattan Edit Workshop

New York, New York – September 25, 2015 – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWshop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, is happy to announce an evolving leadership within the organization. Jason Banke, MEWShop’s VP of Operations, will now be taking over as the company’s President, continuing to expand MEWShop’s course offerings and personally overseeing all training and event initiatives.

Manhattan Edit Workshop Introduces First Ever “Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography” Production Event

MEWShop's speaker series continues in New York City with a night behind the scenes of cinematography.

New York, New York – September 9, 2015 – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for visual content creators, announces the expansion of their successful speakers series “Sight, Sound & Story,” with Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography, debuting September 30th in New York City.  

Manhattan Edit Workshop Now Offers Resolve 12 Workshops!

New Color Grading courses in Resolve 12 taught by ICA instructors Dado Valentic & Warren Eagles

New York, New York – August 28, 2015 – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, has just announced dates for new color grading courses in Resolve 12.  MEWShop’s upcoming advanced International Colorist Academy (ICA) workshops in September; will be taught by Dado Valentic, founder of U.K.’s leading creative studio MYTHERAPY and fellow instructor for the ICA.  Instructor Warren Eagles, professional color grader and co-founder of the (ICA); will once again return in October to teach our popular introductory ICA 101 and ICA 201 workshops.  “Our introductory ICA workshops with Resolve at MEWShop have been a resounding success since their inception in 2012,” comments Eagles.  “I expect our advanced classes will be of similar success and can’t wait to return to New York with our expanded line up!”

Legends of Visual Storytelling Gather in Manhattan for the Post - Production Event of the Year: Sight, Sound & Story

Academy Award-winner William Goldenberg, ACE heads this year’s lineup of celebrated artists, editors and filmmakers 

New York, New York – April 7, 2015 – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, today announced their all-star list of guest speakers and panelists for its special one-day event, Sight, Sound & Story, held on June 13, 2015 at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway at Columbus Circle. “Sight, Sound & Story is one of the few events that brings together the community to celebrate the art of visual storytelling. We feel this year is our strongest, most diverse yet - we’ll explore the vital role of Visual Effects in cinema, the inner-workings of groundbreaking documentaries, compelling work from television’s golden age, and to close this year’s show, a look at William Goldenberg, ACE’s acclaimed career including The Imitation Game, Zero Dark Thirty, and the Oscar winning Argo,” says Josh Apter, owner of Manhattan Edit Workshop.  "Our mission each year is to entertain, educate and provide our audience with unprecedented access and insight from the best in the business."